Koridor Episode 1: Video

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Synopsis

Video, the series’ first episode, opens with an ominous full moon amidst a torrential downpour. Abu Bakar and Maimoon are an elderly couple planning to go on the Haj when the husband suddenly passed away in the night. The death of the patriarch uncovers the underlying tension and secrets between the family members. The episode features renowned local Malay actors such as Najip Ali and Mastura Ahmad (from this year’s acclaimed local feature Apprentice) as a couple caught in a childless marriage.

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  • One of the most original and distinctive voices in Singapore29June-Coverage cinema, Abdul Nizam was a filmmaker who never stopped searching for the truth of humanity in all his works. From his breakthrough short film Datura to his final feature film Breaking the Ice, he constantly finds new ways to see and understand ourselves and the world around us. Gifted with an innate sense of rhythm and an imaginative eye for the visual language of cinema, Nizam’s films are sensorial and thought-provoking examinations of our reality and identity.
  • Marhalim Salleh
  • Alfian Saat, Abdul Nizam
  • Jorah Ahmad, Jaafar Aris, Mastura Ahmad, Najip Ali
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Koridor Episode 3: Hari Jadi (Birthday)

Synopsis

Hari Jadi (Birthday) is the third episode of the Koridor series. Local playwright and actor Aidli Mosbit stars as Rosminah, a young pregnant mother who has to look for a job to sustain her family as her jobless husband whiles away his time. Rosminah finds a job as a cleaner and strikes up a friendship with her colleague Kala (Shanmugm Muthulakshmi). Rosminah and Kala soon become best friends, and for the first time they find in each other someone who understands the loneliness and hardship of their lives. With standout performances by the two leads and Nizam’s sensitive and nuanced direction, Hari Jadi is a moving story about the solace of friendship between two lonely souls living on the fringe of society.

Credits

  • One of the most original and distinctive voices in Singapore29June-Coverage cinema, Abdul Nizam was a filmmaker who never stopped searching for the truth of humanity in all his works. From his breakthrough short film Datura to his final feature film Breaking the Ice, he constantly finds new ways to see and understand ourselves and the world around us. Gifted with an innate sense of rhythm and an imaginative eye for the visual language of cinema, Nizam’s films are sensorial and thought-provoking examinations of our reality and identity.
  • Ruby Mohd
  • Alfian Saat, Abdul Nizam
  • Aidli Mohd Salleh Mosbit, Shanmugm Muthulakshmi, Muhammad Sulaiman Sidek
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